Bonny Highlander (The)
X:1 T:The Boney Hilander [sic] M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig S:O'Farrell - Pocket Companion, vol. III (c. 1808) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G c | BGG AGG | BGG AGG | EAA A2B | EAA A2c | BGG AGG | BGG FED | DGG G2A | DGG G2 :| |: c | Bcd ABc | Bcd AGE | EAA A2B | EAA A2c | Bcd ABc | BAG AGE | DGG G2A | DGG G2 :||
BONNY HIGHLANDER. AKA and see "Daniel of the Sun (1)" (Dónall na Gréine), "Bucky Highlander (The)," "O My Dear Judy," "Thady/Teddy you Gander," "I Gave to My Nelly," "Girls of the West," "From the Court to the Cottage," "The Leg of (a) Duck," "Leg of the Duck (1) (The)," "Petticoat Loose (1)," "She is/She's the Girl that can do it," "Nelly's Jig," "Western Jig (The)," "Bottle of Brandy (The)," "Tie the Petticoat Tighter," "Yourself Along with Me (1)," "Bully for You," "O My Dear Father Pity Your Daughter." Irish, Jig. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Early 19th century Uilleann piper O'Farrell identified the tune's provenance as Irish. The melody appears as "Irish Jig" in Septimus Winner's New American School for the Banjo, published in Boston 1883.